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From the Wine Cave


BY Kimberly Fisher Chefs today, whether those in a restaurant or you at home, are experimenting with unique food and wine combinations to keep their lives interesting. The ever changing world of wine, along with an ever widening diversity of available ingredients in cooking helps make this exploration worth a try. There are rules one can live by, but I ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY Kimberly Fisher Viva La France! France is a place of many wonders and has many unique grape growing areas. The Rhone Valley is the oldest established winemaking region in France dating back 600 years before the Romans. Although the Rhone is considered one wine region, it is divided into two distinct parts based on climate and grape variety. The ... Read More »

Wine before Bedtime


Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bed time? You’re not alone – plenty of us feel the need to snack as the night progresses, and luckily, studies have deduced the perfect nightcap: wine! Recent studies have pointed out that wine can help diabetics, and improve your sex, but apparently, wine is also a ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY Kimberly Fisher What island are you on? As we come into the summer months, wouldn’t it be amazing to explore the world, take on many adventures and surround yourself with great wine? I can take you there. Though it may be through the exploration of wine growing islands, I will show you the true beauty and define the best ... Read More »

Shape of Glass DOES Affect Taste!


Seeing is smelling for a camera system developed by scientists in Japan that images ethanol vapor escaping from a wine glass. And, perhaps most importantly, no wine is wasted in the process. Kohji Mitsubayashi, at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and colleagues impregnated a mesh with the enzyme alcohol oxidase, which converts low molecular weight alcohols and oxygen into ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER May Day… May Day… Next on our journey of investigating the big six, it is time to see what the reds have in store by exploring Cabernet, Pinot Noir and Merlot, this time with another twist. Cabernet Sauvignon is King. It is a grape that ages into subtle splendor, and is a world traveler. When its tiny ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER Ahh, finally we are starting to see signs of spring. The snow has melted, the grass is starting to green, and the warmer weather brings out the best in us. Shake that cabin fever and get ready for your next leg of wine exploration. Let’s talk about the three basic white grapes, but this time with a ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER With snow filling the air, and the winter chill setting in it’s time to begin thinking about the holiday entertaining. With so many selections of still, sparkling and sweet wines to choose from, wouldn’t it be great if there was a magical formula for someone to do all the wine pairing and suggestions for you? This holiday ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


By Kimberly Fisher Do you enjoy a few bubbles now and again or does the thought of Champagne/Sparkling Wine confuse you and lead you to believe it is only meant to be drunk for special occasions? Bubbles come in many styles and sizes and are produced around the world.  Let’s break it down to help take out the intimidation factor. ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


As summer comes to an end, and the kids go back to school, it might be a time to reflect on the summer’s activities and the memories that were made.  History, and heritage are two things that come to mind, when reflecting back on the summer and envisioning what traditions will continue on.  When we reflect on a winery that ... Read More »

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